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North and South Korea to send joint TT team at world championship

North and South Korea requested to field a unified team for the semi-finals of the championships, which will be played against Japan or Ukraine on Friday in Halmstad, Sweden. The last time that a unified Korea team played the world table tennis championships was 1991 in Chiba, Japan where women’s team shocked defending champions ... Read More »

Shuttler Srikanth climbs to 3rd spot in world rankings

Srikanth, who took silver in the men’s singles category at the Commonwealth Games in Australia last month, climbed a couple of spots from the fifth place. Fellow Indian HS Prannoy also rose two rungs to take the eighth spot. In the recently concluded Badminton Asia Championships, Kidambi Srikanth was eliminated ... Read More »

World Press Freedom Day observed

World Press Freedom Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993, following the recommendation of UNESCO’s General Conference. Since then, 3rd May, the anniversary of the Declaration of Windhoek is celebrated worldwide as World Press Freedom Day. It is an opportunity to:•     celebrate the fundamental principles of ... Read More »

PM Modi most popular world leader on Facebook

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is far ahead of other world leaders, including US President Donald Trump, when it comes to popularity on Facebook. According to the study “World Leaders on Facebook” released in Geneva by Burson Cohn & Wolfe, over 43 million people follow the Indian premier on the social ... Read More »

World’s oldest spider discovered in Australia

The Giaus Villosus trapdoor matriarch, which recently died during a long-term population study, had outlived the previous world record holder, a 28-year old tarantula found in Mexico. The ongoing research has led to new discoveries about the longevity of the trapdoor spider, researchers said. “To our knowledge this is the ... Read More »

Shubhankar, Lahiri places in world golf rankings

New Delhi :  India’s ace golfers Shubhankar Sharma and Anirban Lahiri dropped places to be at the 69th and the 83rd spot respectively in the World Golf Rankings released today. Shubhankar fell five spots to be at 69 with 1.97 points while Lahiri, who was at the 80th spot dropped three ... Read More »

World’s Smallest Chip: The Catalyst for IoT by 2020

Cloud computing and the Internet of Things are now inseparable. The Cloud will hold all the data and processing power to enable IoT on a global scale. But is the cloud big and powerful enough for the entire world of users and devices to be hooked up? With the world‘s ... Read More »

New World Fund sells 1% stake in Vakrangee

New World Fund has sold 1.06 crore shares or 1% stake in Vakrangee through an open market transaction. It has sold the shares at Rs 253.27 per share on NSE. Vakrangee is the unique technology driven company focused on building India’s largest network of last-mile retail touch points to deliver ... Read More »

World’s first Children’s temple to come up soon in Banswara

Udaipur : In a bid to combat malnutrition and spread awareness on child rights, a Children’s Temple would soon be built in tribal dominant Ghatol block of Banswara district. The Bhil community has announced to provide free land for the temple and funds would be raised by means of donation. The ... Read More »

Udaipur notaphilist among world’s top 100 record holders

Udaipur : Vinay Bhanawat, a 60-year old numismatist has made  it to the top 100 positions of highest record holders in the world. A panel of editors of books of World Records from 6 countries have approved on his name to be included in the list of people  having the largest ... Read More »